Gynaecology

Gynaecology deals with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts.

Though an intrauterine device (IUD) is an effective contraceptive device, it is still possible to get pregnant. It is rare with an incidence of 1 in 100 women with an IUD and the risk is highest during the 1st year of insertion. If a woman gets p... Read Full Answer
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"Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience"

If a teenage girl does not get her period by the age of 16, she has primary amenorrhea (or absence of menses), which is typically caused by structural or chromosomal abnormalities or functional problems with the hypothalamus or pituitary gland. Bu... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)? Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a result of a hormonal disorder commonly found in women of reproductive age. These affected women may have a variety of symptoms or even no symptoms at all. They can ha... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

By labeling products as "feminine wash", this is a polite way of describing washes specifically designed to cleanse the female genital areas. These washes are meant to restore the natural vaginal pH to a mildly acidic environment. The better quali... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

As infertility is a very sensitive topic, your priority should be to choose a gynaecologist which you can really relate to and feel comfortable with as you will need to fully trust that this gynaecologist will be supporting you during the whole IV... Read Full Answer
5 Gynaecology Clinics for Early Menopause in Singapore (2020)
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Menopause is the natural stage after your final menstrual cycle. It may happen at around 45 to 55 years of age depending on genetics, lifestyle factors, auto-immune diseases and few other factors [1]. In Singapore, the average age for menopause onset is 49 years old. Premature menopause happens before the age of 40.

There are negative effects of early or premature menopause. Examples are:

  • Increased risk of serious health problems - heart diseases, diabetes, sleep problems and osteoporosis,
  • More severe symptoms of menopause 
  • Depression
  • Premature ovarian failure

However, there are ways that can help to relieve the symptoms of premature menopause.

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"A specialist in Digestive Health and Advanced Endoscopy"

In general, treatment of gallstones during pregnancy is similar to the way gallstones are treated normally. There are special considerations that your doctor will have if you are pregnant and presenting with gallstones related issues. The most sig... Read Full Answer
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"More than 20 years of obstetrics and gynaecology experience"

The fact that there are so many forms of contraception means that there is no one ideal contraception that suits all women (no one size fits all solution). Women have many reasons for seeking contraception and their final preference depends on: ... Read Full Answer